The first table below looks at the demand for User Stories skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited User Stories over the 3 months to 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Processes & Methodologies category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
User Story
Rank 66 80 82
Rank change year-on-year
+14 +2
Permanent jobs citing User Stories 29 11 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.52% 1.02% 0.34%
As % of the Processes & Methodologies category 3.17% 1.33% 0.45%
Number of salaries quoted 20 11 3
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,250 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £44,250
% change year-on-year
- -3.95%
Processes & Methodologies Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Processes & Methodologies category
914 825 666
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 79.27% 76.53% 74.58%
Number of salaries quoted 779 753 604
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £27,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Processes & Methodologies category.

User Stories Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bedfordshire region.

User Stories Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing User Stories across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014.

User Stories Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

User Stories
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing User Stories within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 23 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton - 16 £48,500 -
Bedford -5 13 £41,250 +3.12% 4
User Stories
East of England

User Stories
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories.

1 43 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (53.97%) Business Analysis
2 34 (53.97%) UML
3 32 (50.79%) Project Management
4 30 (47.62%) Use Case
4 30 (47.62%) BPMN
5 29 (46.03%) Degree
6 28 (44.44%) Scrum
6 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
7 25 (39.68%) DSDM
8 20 (31.75%) Kanban
9 17 (26.98%) Team Foundation Server
9 17 (26.98%) ISEB
9 17 (26.98%) CBAP
10 14 (22.22%) Data Modelling
11 13 (20.63%) Product Management
12 12 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
12 12 (19.05%) Marketing
13 10 (15.87%) jQuery
13 10 (15.87%) Client/Server
13 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
13 10 (15.87%) .NET
14 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
14 9 (14.29%) C#
14 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET
14 9 (14.29%) System Testing
14 9 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
14 9 (14.29%) Project Planning
14 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
15 8 (12.70%) Content Management

User Stories
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing User Stories also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited User Stories. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 7 (11.11%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.76%) Mingle
2 2 (3.17%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.59%) Fireworks
3 1 (1.59%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (1.59%) Photoshop
Cloud Services
1 7 (11.11%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (14.29%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (26.98%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (7.94%) JIRA
3 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio Team System
3 1 (1.59%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (19.05%) Marketing
2 3 (4.76%) Finance
Job Titles
1 60 (95.24%) Analyst
1 60 (95.24%) Business Analyst
2 15 (23.81%) Agile Business Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Business Systems Analyst
3 9 (14.29%) Systems Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Senior Business Analyst
4 6 (9.52%) Senior Analyst
5 2 (3.17%) ScrumMaster
6 1 (1.59%) Front-End Developer
6 1 (1.59%) Developer
6 1 (1.59%) UML Business Analyst
6 1 (1.59%) Marketing Analyst
6 1 (1.59%) Web Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (15.87%) .NET
1 10 (15.87%) jQuery
2 9 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (1.59%) CSS
3 1 (1.59%) XML
3 1 (1.59%) Ajax
3 1 (1.59%) WPF
3 1 (1.59%) HTML5
3 1 (1.59%) KnockoutJS
3 1 (1.59%) AngularJS
3 1 (1.59%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 10 (15.87%) Client/Server
2 9 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 8 (12.70%) Social Media
4 5 (7.94%) Wiki
5 3 (4.76%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (68.25%) Agile Software Development
2 34 (53.97%) Business Analysis
2 34 (53.97%) UML
3 32 (50.79%) Project Management
4 30 (47.62%) Use Case
4 30 (47.62%) BPMN
5 28 (44.44%) Scrum
6 25 (39.68%) DSDM
7 20 (31.75%) Kanban
8 14 (22.22%) Data Modelling
9 13 (20.63%) Product Management
10 12 (19.05%) User Acceptance Testing
11 9 (14.29%) System Testing
11 9 (14.29%) Digital Marketing
11 9 (14.29%) Project Planning
12 8 (12.70%) Content Management
13 6 (9.52%) Performance Management
14 5 (7.94%) CRM
15 4 (6.35%) PRINCE
16 3 (4.76%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
2 9 (14.29%) C#
3 1 (1.59%) XAML
Qualifications
1 29 (46.03%) Degree
2 17 (26.98%) CBAP
2 17 (26.98%) ISEB
3 4 (6.35%) PMP
3 4 (6.35%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.76%) QA
Vendors
1 28 (44.44%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.11%) Adobe
3 4 (6.35%) Capita
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £40000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedford, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedford
Capita - ITIN
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago